Sri Lanka Police releases a media statement in connection with a false news circulating on social media about the intelligence services.
On February 17, Member of parliament Rasamanickam R.Shanakiyan tweeted “Unidentified men who claimed to be part of the state intelligence apparatus attempted to kidnap Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi youth wing assistant sect Nithanshan in the white van in the photo. A complaint has been lodged with the Kalmunai police re this. @ReAdSarath“.
According to the police investigations, it was clear that this van was not owned by an intelligence service. Also revealed that the occupants of the van were not members of the intelligence services. It is also reported that the Arul Nithanshan has not been abducted in any way.